November/December 2016

Weather Closing Information

To learn about weather closings at FDU, call your own voice mail and listen to the message regarding the University’s status — open, delayed or closed.


The University home page will carry a banner with closing information as well. The University switchboard will have this same information, but the volume of calls on the switchboard may cause some delays.

Those who signed up for the FDU Alert system will receive notification of weather closing through email, text and voice messages. To sign up for the FDU Alert system, go to

Concurrent with activation of the FDU Alert system, snow-closing information is available at the following check list:

• FDU’s home page

• Recorded message on the switchboard and Interactive Voice Response System (IVR)

• Recorded message in each FDU faculty/staff voicemail box

• Recorded message on the 411 voicemail box at FDU — call 973-443-8100 or 201-692-7600 and enter 411#

• Recorded message on the following numbers: 201-692-7000 and 973-443-8000

FDU’s social media outlets — Facebook ( and Twitter (

Faculty are encouraged to put messages regarding class-meeting status on their voice-mail greetings as well. They should ask students to call these faculty extensions for the most up-to-date information.